#KenyaDecides2022: Read the Special Issue of the Continent!

Kenya goes to the polls today in its seventh election since the reintroduction of multiparty politics in 2022. To mark the occasion,...
Sishuwa Sishuwa chairs the debate

WATCH: African MPs – Out of touch elites or put upon...

Watch the fourth joint webinar of the Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa at the University of Cape Town...

WATCH! The importance of ideologies and ideas in Africa – IDAP...

Check out the brilliant round table on the importance of ideologies and ideas in Africa. https://youtu.be/iWHxNa8DePQ

The Return of the Islamist Regime in Sudan?

Shortly after the 1989 coup that brought Sudan’s former dictator, al-Bashir, to power, the Islamist movement became a key political authority in...

UPCOMING WEBINAR: African MPs: Out of touch elites or put upon...

Democracy in Africa is delighted to announce the fourth joint webinar with the fantastic Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa of...

Reflections on Democracy in South Africa

South Africa has always been on my mind. I published my first article about South Africa in 1986 – a piece very...
Alex Magaisa

Obituary. Alex Magaisa: Teacher, Mentor, Ally, Inspiration

Nic Cheeseman has written an obituary of his friend and Colleague Alex Magaisa for the Guardian newspaper. To read it click here....

IDAP Launch Event! The importance of ideas and ideologies in Africa...

The importance of ideas & ideologies in Africa 19 JULY 2022 4:00 PM UK/Nigeria, 5:00PM...

WATCH! The Kenyan Elections 2022: What happens next?

Watch the third joint webinar of the Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa at the University of Cape Town...

Nigeria’s new Kingmakers

In a country as diverse as Nigeria, few events provide such a clear melting pot of the country’s different groups as a...